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WATER RESOURCES PLANNING ACT

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

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JUNI ?

1964

OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

GARD DIVISION
COMMITTEE ON
INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

S. 1111 and H.R. 3620
BILLS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPTIMUM DEVELOPMENT OF
THE NATION'S NATURAL RESOURCES THROUGH THE COORDI-
NATED PLANNING OF WATER AND RELATED LAND RE-
SOURCES, THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WATER
RESOURCES COUNCIL AND RIVER BASIN COMMISSIONS, AND
BY PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE STATES IN
ORDER TO INCREASE STATE PARTICIPATION IN SUCH

PLANNING

MARCH 23, 24, 26 AND APRIL 20, 1964

Serial No. 20

401693

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1964

31-928

WALTER KS Texas
COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

WAYNE N. ASPINALL, Colorado, Chairman
LEO W. O'BRIEN, New York

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania

J. ERNEST WHARTON, New York JAMES A. Florida

E. Y. BERRY, South Dakota ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

JACK WESTLAND, Washington WALTER S. BARING, Nevada

CRAIG HOSMER, California THOMAS G. MORRIS, New Mexico

J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorado RALPH J. RIVERS, Alaska

JOHN KYL, Iowa ROY A. TAYLOR, North Carolina

HOMER E. ABELE, Ohio HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas HUGH L. CAREY, New York

CHARLOTTE T. REID, Dlinois MORRIS K, UDALL, Arizona

LAURENCE J. BURTON, Utah ELIZABETH KEE, West Virginia

ROGERS C. B. MORTON, Maryland ROBERT B. DUNCAN, Oregon

PATRICK MINOR MARTIN, California COMPTON I. WHITE, JR., Idaho

MARK ANDREWS, North Dakota
JOHN O. MARSH, JR., Virginia
EDWARD R. ROYBAL, California
THOMAS P. GILL, Hawaii
PHILLIP BURTON, California
A. FERNÓS-ISERN
(Resident Commissioner), Puerto Rico

SUBCOMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

WALTER ROGERS, Texas, Chairman JAMES A. HALEY, Florida

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

JACK WESTLAND, Washington WALTER S. BARING, Nevada

CRAIG HOSMER, California THOMAS G. MORRIS, New Mexico

J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorado HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas MORRIS K. UDALL, Arizona

LAURENCE J. BURTON, Utah ROBERT B. DUNCAN, Oregon

ROGERS C. B. MORTON, Maryland COMPTON I. WHITE, JR., Idaho

PATRICK MINOR MARTIN, California EDWARD R. ROYBAL, California

MARK ANDREWS, North Dakota THOMAS P. GILL, Hawaii PHILLIP BURTON, California SIDNEY L. McFARLAND, Professional Staff Director and Engineering Consultant

T. RICHARD WITMER, Counsel

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CONTENTS

Hearings held on-

March 23, 1964.

March 24, 1964..

March 26, 1964..

April 20, 1964.--

Text of—

S. 1111..

H.R. 3620.

Departmental reports:

Agriculture, Department of

Budget, Bureau of ----

Comptroller General of the United States.

Federal Power Commission...

Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of..

Interior, Department of the----

Statement of-

Agriculture, Department of, Hollis R. Williams, Deputy Administrator

for Watersheds for Soil Conservations, accompanied by C. D.

Fetzer...

Bureau of the Budget, Elmer B. Staats, Deputy Director

Council of State Governments, C. F. Schwan, Jr., director of the

Washington office, representing Governors' conference, accom-

panied by Mitchell Wendell, counsel to the Council of State Govern-

ments.

Defense, Department of, Eugene W. Weber, Deputy Director of Civil

Works for Policy, Corps of Engineers --
Corps of Engineers. (See Department of Defense.)
Governors' conference, C. F. Schwan, Jr., director, Council of State

Governments, accompanied by Mitchell Wendell, counsel to the

Council of State Governments..

Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of, Hon. James M.

Quigley, Assistant Secretary-

Interior, Department of, Hon. Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the

Interior, accompanied' by Henry P. Caulfield,'Jr., Director, Re-

sources Program Staff

Interstate Conference on Water Problems, Harold Wilm, accompanied

by Sam Thompson, chairman, Mississippi Board of Water Com-

missioners..

Mississippi Board of Water Commissioners. (See Interstate Con-

ference on Water Problems.)

Mississippi Valley Association, E. Michael Cassady-

National Association of Attorneys General, Robert Pickrell, attorney

general of Arizona, and Mr. Mitchell Wendell, Council of State

Governments.

National Association of Manufacturers, Daniel W. Cannon, Con-

servation and Management of Natural Resources Committee..

New England Council, Gene P. Bond.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Robert C. Wylie, accompanied by John

J. Meehan, manager..

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